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Nginx Web Server Administration Training Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction and Installation of NGINX

  • Basic Functionality
    • Introduction to NGINX
    • Create NGINX Configuration Files
    • Control NGINX Processes at Runtime
  • Exploring Load Balancer
    • HTTP, TCP, and UDP Load Balancing
    • Configure Dynamic Load Balancing with the NGINX
    • PROXY Protocol

Module 2: Introduction to NGINX Content Caching and Web Server

  • Configuring NGINX as a Web Server
    • Virtual Servers Setting Up
    • Locations Configuration
    • Working with Variables
    • Returning Specific Status Code
    • Rewriting URIs in Requests and HTTP Responses
    • Handling Errors
  • Serving Static Content
    • Overview of Root Directory and Index Files
    • Trying Several Options
  • Optimising Performance for Serving Content
    • Enabling sendfile, tcp_nopush, and tcp_nodelay
    • Optimising the Backlog Queue

Module 3: Introduction to NGINX Reverse Proxy

  • Introduction
  • Passing a Request to a Proxied Server
  • Passing Request Headers
  • Configuring Buffers
  • Choosing an Outgoing IP Address

Module 4: Overview of Compression and Decompression

  • Enabling Compression and Decompression
  • Security Considerations with Compression

Module 5: Using NGINX as an Application Gateway

  • Introduction
    • Load Balancing
    • SSL Termination
    • Web Application Firewall (WAF)
    • Content Caching
    • Session Persistence
    • Health Checks
    • Traffic Routing and URL-Based Routing
  • NGINX as a Web Server Vs Application Gateway
    • Primary Function
    • HTTP Server
    • Load Balancing
    • Reverse Proxy
    • SSL/TLS Termination
    • Caching
    • Web Acceleration
    • Security Features
    • WebSocket Support
    • Authentication and Authorisation

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Who should attend this Nginx Web Server Administration Training Course?

Nginx Web Server Administration Training Course is designed for a variety of professionals who want to learn how to administer Nginx web servers. The following professionals can benefit from attending this course:

  • System Administrators
  • Web Administrators
  • DevOps Engineers
  • IT Managers
  • Network Administrators
  • IT Support Technicians
  • Web Developers
  • IT Consultants

Prerequisites of the Nginx Web Server Administration Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites for this Nginx Web Server Administration Training Course. However, a basic understanding of Linux will be beneficial to the delegates.

Nginx Web Server Administration Training Course Overview

Nginx Web Server Administration Training is one of the IT Support and Solution Courses, that provides the delegates in the nuanced world of managing and optimising the Nginx web server, a critical component in contemporary web infrastructure. The course delves into the intricacies of maintaining robust web services, aligning with the increasing demand for efficient and high-performing web servers.

The mastery of Nginx Web Server Administration is paramount for professionals engaged in web development, system administration, and network engineering. Understanding the administration of Nginx is particularly crucial for those tasked with elevating web server efficiency, refining response times, and ensuring the seamless handling of web traffic in diverse computing environments

This 1-day course by The Knowledge Academy, is designed to provide delegates with practical insights into the configuration, optimisation, and troubleshooting aspects of Nginx. Covering key topics such as load balancing, reverse proxy setups, and caching strategies, delegates will gain hands-on experience, empowering them to implement and manage Nginx effectively within various web environments.

Course Objectives

  • To establish a comprehensive understanding of the fundamental principles of Nginx Web Server Administration
  • To acquire practical skills in the configuration and optimisation of Nginx for achieving optimal web server performance
  • To master the techniques of load balancing using Nginx, ensuring efficient distribution of web traffic
  • To explore and implement reverse proxy setups, enhancing server security and reliability
  • To learn effective caching strategies to optimise website response times and improve user experience
  • To understand troubleshooting methodologies for diagnosing and resolving common Nginx-related issues

Upon the successful completion of this course, delegates will not only possess theoretical knowledge but will also be equipped with practical skills in Nginx Web Server Administration. This expertise will enable them to effectively configure, optimise, and troubleshoot Nginx, contributing to improved web server performance, scalability, and overall reliability in diverse professional settings.

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What’s included in this Nginx Web Server Administration Training Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors          
  • Nginx Web Server Administration Certificate        
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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The town of Doncaster is located in the county of South Yorkshire in the North of England. The town is around 20 miles from Sheffield. Doncaster town has an approximate population of 77,000 residents. The Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield is just 3 miles Southeast of Doncaster. The unemployment rate for Doncaster currently stands at just above 8%. This is slight higher in comparison to the national average unemployment rate which currently stands at 7.6%. Doncaster is home to the Doncaster College and University Centre which offers a range of full-time, part-time, higher education, and apprenticeship courses. The college offers courses from a range of study areas including Art and Design, Cookery, Floristry, Languages, and Travel and Tourism. The University Centre part of the college is in partnership with the University of Hull and is a step in the right direction for a University of Doncaster. 

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Ways to take this course

Experience live, interactive learning from home with The Knowledge Academy's Online Instructor-led Nginx Web Server Administration Training in Doncaster. Engage directly with expert instructors, mirroring the classroom schedule for a comprehensive learning journey. Enjoy the convenience of virtual learning without compromising on the quality of interaction.

Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's Nginx Web Server Administration Training in Doncaster, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

Experience the most sought-after learning style with The Knowledge Academy's Nginx Web Server Administration Training in Doncaster. Available in 490+ locations across 190+ countries, our hand-picked Classroom venues offer an invaluable human touch. Immerse yourself in a comprehensive, interactive experience with our expert-led Nginx Web Server Administration Training in Doncaster sessions.


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Our Classroom courses with limited class sizes foster discussions and provide a personalised, interactive learning environment


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Streamline large-scale training requirements with The Knowledge Academy's In-house/Onsite at your business premises. Experience expert-led classroom learning from the comfort of your workplace and engage professional development.


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Our offers a unique chance for your team to bond and engage in discussions, enriching the learning experience beyond traditional classroom settings


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Nginx Web Server Administration Training in Doncaster FAQs

This training presents well-rounded education in installing, configuring, and administering the NGINX web server and its built-in proxies to improve the performance, reliability, and security of application rendering.
This training does not have any formal prerequisites; hence, an individual can learn about Nginx Web Server Administration from scratch.
NGINX Web Server Administration Training Courses are ideal for System Administrators, Network Engineers, and IT professionals who are responsible for managing and optimising web servers.
Yes, TKA offers support for candidates attending NGINX Web Server Administration Training.
In this course, delegates will have a 1-day training with our experienced instructors, a digital delegate pack consisting of important notes related to this course, and a certificate after course completion.
The duration of the NGINX Web Server Administration Training offered by The Knowledge Academy is 1 day.
Graduating from this course opens opportunities that could range from holding a position as a System Administrator, DevOps Engineer, Network Administrator, or any job that needs NGINX capabilities.
Professionals certified in NGINX Web Server Administration can expect an average salary ranging from £35,000 to £60,000. This salary may vary based on location, experience, and the specific role.
The NGINX Web Server Administration Certification is well-regarded in Doncaster, especially among companies that value high-performance and secure web server capabilities.
The proxy protocol enables load balancers or front-end servers to transmit original client IP addresses and other header information to backend servers, crucial for accurate traffic routing and analysis.
This process involves decrypting SSL/TLS sessions at the load balancer or proxy, rather than on the web server, enhancing processing efficiency and reducing the encryption load on the server.
The training fees for Nginx Web Server Administration Training certification in Doncaster starts from £1995
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Nginx Web Server Administration Training.
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